(Last Updated on : 07/03/2013)
Goddess Gayatri Temple, an ancient pilgrimage centre exhibiting the glories of the Devi, is located in Kallepalli Rega a village in Lakkavarapukota mandal in Vizianagaram district
in the Indian state
of Andhra Pradesh
. The village Kallepalli Rega is in Lakkavarapu Kota mandal (Taluk) of Vizianagaram district. The temple is almost 3 kms away from Musiram village on the route from Visakhapatnam
or Vijayanagaram to Devarapalli via Kottavalasa. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Gayatri deeply worshipped and venerated by the pilgrims visiting the temple from far off places to offer their prayers to the Devi and receive her blessings.
The deity Goddess Gayatri is worshipped by her devotees as Panchamukha Gayatri. The pilgrimage centre is almost 3 kms away from Musiram village and is positioned on the route from Visakhapatnam or Vijayanagaram to Devarapalli via Kottavalasa. The temple, located in far away from the cacophony of the city life in the serene and tranquil natural habitat of the village, enthrals the heart of the pilgrims.
According to the Vedas
Goddess Gayatri is regarded as the embodiment of Gayatri Upasana. The magnificent idol of the Devi exhibits a panchamukha i.e. five heads and is worshipped adhering to the rituals mentioned in the traditional vedic upasanas. Gayatri is mainly a metered chant of the Gayatri Mantra
'Om Bhur Bhuva Svah, Tat savitur Varenyam, Bhargo Devasya Deemahi, Dhi Yo Yona Prachodayat.
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